Summer is officially here, and often the idea of drinking a hot espresso is practically unthinkable. Here's that with a few simple tips on how to make the perfect iced shaken coffee, you won't miss out on this little moment of respite, and the caffeine you need to continue your day!
Cold brew coffee allows you to enjoy all the authentic taste of coffee with just a few simple ingredients, while at the same time refreshing and preventing your coffee break from being more of a chore than a pleasure.
And if you don't have a shaker at home, you don't have to worry: we'll give you a solution for that too! So here are all the tips to make an iced coffee just like in an Italian bar!
for 1 servings
Make 2 espresso coffees and set aside. If possible, use single shot espresso coffee and not wastered down, as the ice will already add water to your drink.
Put the ice-cubed and the sugar in the shaker. Pour espresso coffees in the shaker, close it and shake energetically for 15 seconds.
With a strainer, pour the drink in a glass. Close the shaker and shake the remaining ice for another 10 seconds to melt the remaining sugar.
Strain and pour one last time.
- If you have liquid brown sugar, use it: it is quite expensive but worth every penny, especially for a perfect iced coffee.
- The order of the ingredients is very important: first the ice, then the sugar and finally the coffee.
- The glass you choose can make a difference: choose an elongated glass (a Martini or wine glass) and chill it before pouring the drink.
- Use single shot, strong espresso coffee: the ice will already add water to your drink.